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Priscella Vega covers the Inland Empire for the Los Angeles Times. Since joining The Times in 2019, Vega has covered breaking news for Metro and worked with the obituaries team to chronicle the legacies of California luminaries. She previously worked for the Daily Pilot, the Daily Breeze and the Long Beach Press-Telegram. Vega earned her journalism degree at Cal State Long Beach. She is based in the San Gabriel Valley.
Seema Mehta is a veteran political writer who is covering the 2024 presidential race as well as other state and national contests. She started at the Los Angeles Times in 1998, previously covered multiple presidential, state and local races, and completed a Knight-Wallace fellowship at the University of Michigan in 2019.